European Coatings Journal - 14.12.2018 | LEGISLATION

SUPPORT FOR REACH RESTRICTION

In order to further reduce the risks of respiratory sensitisation and further improve safety culture in the workplace, the EU REACH competent authorities prepared a restriction proposal for the use of diisocyanates. The proposal affects substances and products with a cumulative concentration of diisocyanates in the substance or the mixture above or equal to 0.1 % in weight. The most important measure, as a consequence of the REACH restriction, will be the requirement for a dedicated and documented training of all employees dealing with diisocyanates. In order to answer this requirement, the European polyurethane industry, led by isocyanates ...
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